Katsutoshi Tsuda Experimental Farm, National Institute of Genetics, Japan
2 protocols

Akiteru Maeno
  • Technical Specialist , Plant Cytogenetics Laboratory and Technical Unit, National Institute of Genetics
Research focus
  • Anatomy , MicroCT
  • 3D imaging
  • 1 Author merit


M.S. in Agriculture, Nihon University Graduate School, Japan, 1995

Lab information

3D imaging room in National Institute of Genetics


1. Morita S, Ando T, Maeno A, Mizutani T, Mase M, Shigenobu S, Niimi T.
Precise staging of beetle horn formation in Trypoxylus dichotomus reveals the pleiotropic roles of doublesex depending on the spatiotemporal developmental contexts
PLoS Genet. 2019 Apr 10;15(4):e1008063

2. Ikeda T, Tanaka W, Toriba T, Suzuki C, Maeno A, Tsuda K, Shiroishi T, Kurata T, Sakamoto T, Murai M, Matsusaka H, Kumamaru T, Hirano HY. (2019)
BELL1-like homeobox genes regulate inflorescence architecture and meristem maintenance in rice.
Plant J. 2019 Jan 18.

3. Mouri, K., Sagai, T., Maeno, A., Amano, T., Toyoda, A. and Shiroishi, T. (2017)
Enhancer adoption caused by genomic insertion elicits interdigital Shh expression and syndactyly in mouse.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Dec 18

4. Nakano, H., Miyazawa, H., Maeno, A., Shiroishi, T., Kakui, K., Koyanagi, R., Kanda, M., Satoh, N., Omori, A. and Kohtsuka, H. (2017)
A new species of Xenoturbella from the western Pacific Ocean and the evolution of Xenoturbella.
BMC Evol Biol. 2017 Dec 18;17(1):245.

5. Kawasaki, T., Maeno, A., Shiroishi, T. and Sakai, N.(2017)
Development and growth of organs in living whole embryo and larval grafts in zebrafish.
Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 28;7(1):16508.

6. Sagai, T., Amano, T., Maeno, A., Kiyonari, H., Seo, H., Cho, SW. and Shiroishi, T.(2017)
SHH signaling directed by two oral epithelium-specific enhancers controls tooth and oral development.
Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 11;7(1):13004.

7. Kataoka, T., Tamura, M., Maeno, A., Wakana, S. and Shiroishi T.(2017)
Genetic Dissection of Trabecular Bone Structure with Mouse Intersubspecific Consomic Strains.
G3 (Bethesda). 2017 Oct 5;7(10):3449-3457.

8. Tsuda, K., Abraham-Juarez, MJ., Maeno, A., Dong, Z., Aromdee, D., Meeley, R., Shiroishi, T., Nonomura, KI. and Hake, S.(2017)
KNOTTED1 Cofactors, BLH12 and BLH14, Regulate Internode Patterning and Vein Anastomosis in Maize.
Plant Cell. 2017 May;29(5):1105-1118.

9. Sagai, T., Amano, T., Maeno, A., Kimura, T., Nakamoto, M., Takehana, Y., Naruse, K., Okada, N., Kiyonari, H. and Shiroishi, T.(2017)
Evolution of Shh endoderm enhancers during morphological transition from ventral lungs to dorsal gas bladder.
Nat Commun. 2017 Feb 3;8:14300.

10. Mito, T., Ishizaki, H., Suzuki, M., Morishima, H., Ota, A., Ishikawa, K., Nakada, K., Maeno, A., Shiroishi, T. and Hayashi, J.(2015)
Transmitochondrial mito-miceΔ and mtDNA mutator mice, but not aged mice, share the same spectrum of musculoskeletal disorders.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015 Jan 24;456(4):933-7.

11. Nabeshima, Y., Washida, M., Tamura, M., Maeno, A., Ohnishi, M., Shiroishi, T., Imura, A., Razzaque, MS. and Nabeshima, Y.(2014)
Calpain 1 inhibitor BDA-410 ameliorates α-klotho-deficiency phenotypes resembling human aging-related syndromes.
Sci Rep. 2014 Aug 1;4:5847.

12. Nikaido, M., Noguchi, H., Nishihara, H., Toyoda, A., Suzuki, Y., Kajitani, R., Suzuki, H., Okuno, M., Aibara, M., Ngatunga, BP., Mzighani, SI., Kalombo, HW., Masengi, KW., Tuda, J., Nogami, S., Maeda, R., Iwata, M., Abe, Y., Fujimura, K., Okabe, M., Amano, T., Maeno, A., Shiroishi, T., Itoh, T., Sugano, S., Kohara, Y., Fujiyama, A. and Okada, N.(2013)
Coelacanth genomes reveal signatures for evolutionary transition from water to land.
Genome Res. 2013 Oct;23(10):1740-8.

13. Tamura, M., Hosoya, M., Fujita, M., Iida, T., Amano, T., Maeno, A., Kataoka, T., Otsuka, T., Tanaka, S., Tomizawa, S. and Shiroishi, T.(2013)
Overdosage of Hand2 causes limb and heart defects in the human chromosomal disorder partial trisomy distal 4q.
Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Jun 15;22(12):2471-81.

14. Hasegawa, S., Sato, T., Akazawa, H., Okada, H., Maeno, A., Ito, M., Sugitani, Y., Shibata, H., Miyazaki, Ji. J., Katsuki, M., Yamauchi, Y., Yamamura, Ki. K., Katamine, S. and Noda, T.(2002)
Apoptosis in neural crest cells by functional loss of APC tumor suppressor gene.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Jan 8;99(1):297-302.
1 Protocol published
Micro-computed Tomography to Visualize Vascular Networks in Maize Stems
Authors:  Akiteru Maeno and Katsutoshi Tsuda, date: 01/05/2018, view: 3773, Q&A: 0
Plant vascular systems in the stem connect roots with aerial organs to move solutes containing minerals, nutrients as well as signaling molecules, and therefore, they play pivotal roles in plant growth and development. However, stem vascular ...
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